Sean May specializes in industrial organization, econometrics, and labor economics. He has extensive experience providing consulting expertise in the health care industry, including analyzing the competitive effects of health plan mergers and hospital mergers. Dr. May has worked before the Department of Justice and state departments of insurance on health plan mergers for clients that include UnitedHealth Group, Anthem/WellPoint, and Humana. He also worked on behalf of Evanston Northwestern Healthcare in the Federal Trade Commission’s challenge of Evanston’s acquisition of Highland Park Hospital.
In addition, Dr. May is an expert in econometrics. He worked on behalf of the National Association of Attorneys General in connection with the Master Settlement Agreement to estimate a complex model of brand-level demand for cigarettes and as a statistical consultant to the Department of Justice in connection with a lawsuit concerning youth smoking.
PhD, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BSc, Mathematics, Queen’s University